Kia Niro: Power Train / Drive Belt Repair procedures

Inspection
1.

Check belt for maintenance and abnormal wear of V-ribbed part. Replace if necessary.

  

Do not bend, twist or turn the drive belt inside out.

Do not allow the drive belt to come into contact with oil, water and steam.

2.

Visually check the belt for excessive wear, frayed cords etc.

If any defect has been found, replace the drive belt.

  

Cracks on the rib side of a belt are considered acceptable. If the belt has chunks missing from the ribs, it should be replaced.

Removal
1.

Remove the engine room under cover.

(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")

2.

Remove the drive belt.

(1)

Using the wrench, turning the mechanical tensioner (A) counterclockwise and then insert a stopper pin (B) into the hole.

(2)

Install the SST(09244-G2100) to hydraulic tensioner (A) and then compress the hydraulic tensioner by tightening the adjusting bolt (B).

  

To prevent damage the hydraulic tensioner, slowly must work by using the hand tool.

(3)

Remove the drive belt (A).

Installation
1.

Install the drive belt.

(1)

Install the drive belt (A).

(2)

Remove the SST (09244-G2100) from the hydraulic tensioner (A) by loosening the adjusting bolt (B).

  

To prevent damage the hydraulic tensioner, slowly must work by using the hand tool.

(3)

Using the wrench, slightly lift the mechanical tensioner (A) and then remove the stopper pin (B). Slowly place the mechanical tensioner (A).

2.

Install the engine room under cover.

(Refer to Engine And Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")

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